The Mennonites

The Mennonites (HM1ZW4)

Location: Kutztown, PA 19530 Berks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 31.095', W 75° 46.976'

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The Mennonites were named for Menno Simmons, a 16th century Dutch leader. They are descendants of the 16th century religious radicals who were known as Anabaptists. They wanted to reserve the rite of baptism for those adults who had made a con[s]cientious decision to accept Jesus as Lord. Because their baptism beliefs differed radically from the Protestant & Catholic belief in infant baptism, [they] were prosecuted all over Europe. In the 1680's the Mennonites came to Pennsylvania. They are plain people who reject the worldly folly of adorning themselves or their property in vanity. They lead simple lives in accordance with the Holy Scriptures.
HM NumberHM1ZW4
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 433676 N 4485574
Decimal Degrees40.51825000, -75.78293333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.095', W 75° 46.976'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 5.7" N, 75° 46' 58.56" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Cemetery Ln, Kutztown PA 19530, US
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